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Encounters – The Kultaranta Sculpture Exhibition


The Kultaranta Sculpture Exhibition of the summer of 2021 takes a look at how artists have approached animal motifs in Finnish sculpture from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day. The Office of the President of the Republic of Finland and the Alfred Kordelin Foundation are organizing a series of three nature-themed summer sculpture exhibitions at the park of the presidential summer residence, Kultaranta. This summer’s exhibition is the first of them.


August grant application for science and culture


Grants are awarded for sciences, literature, arts and public education. Application period is 1 August to 15 August 2021.

Application period starts on Sunday 1st August nd ends 15st August 2021. In Science, the deadline of the progress statements, dissertation permits and degree diplomas is 22 August 2021.




August grant application and our opening hours during summer

Grants are awarded for sciences, literature, arts and public education for individuals, working groups and collectives. Alfred Kordelin Foundation’s August grant application round will start on Sunda...


The Foundation's major grants were awarded on March 19, 2021

The Alfred Kordelin Foundation has awarded around one million euros in grants for five science and culture projects. Also smaller grants, nearly 70 grants were awarded from Foundation's city- and dedi...


The January grant application round ended

Grant application round for major cultural projects ended in January 31 2021. The application period was 1-31.1.2021. We received 168 applications. Thanks to all the applicants! Applications are...